The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Operational Services Division (“OSD”) and the Strategic Sourcing Team (“SST”) have selected Beacon Integrated Solutions as a Massachusetts Statewide Contract Holder under Statewide Contract PRF74 – Energy, Climate Action and Facility Advisory Services. Our team has been recognized to provide professional consulting support services in the following categories: Category 1: […]
Stockbridge Solar Energy Landfill – It all started with a Bank Robbery
Congratulations to the Town of Stockbridge and Ameresco on the successful launch of the 900 kW solar photovoltaic array on the Town’s capped landfill. According to Steve Shatz, former Selectboard Chair, “this exciting project demonstrates Stockbridge’s commitment to increasing the percentage of power we use from sustainable renewable energy solutions, with the added benefit of reducing […]
New Beginnings at the Stockbridge Landfill
The Town of Stockbridge, MA is now seeing “Green” instead of trash at the closed Stockbridge Landfill. Last year the Town partnered with Framingham-based Ameresco to construct and operate a 668 kW AC solar photovoltaic array on the capped landfill. Due to changing solar incentives in Massachusetts, the Town of Stockbridge and Ameresco worked diligently to […]
Interesting times for Solar Energy development in Massachusetts in 2017
In an article published by the publication Utility Dive, author Herman Trabish discusses nuances, challenges and opportunities for the Next Generation Solar Incentive program in Massachusetts — Can new tariff models help Massachusetts solve the rooftop solar compensation puzzle?
Massachusetts regulators are preparing for a new solar incentive program that relies on an entirely new mechanism to distribute economic benefits.
On December 15, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (“DOER”) presented an update on the Next Generation Solar Incentive Program to a large group of industry stakeholders. DOER anticipates implementation of a new solar incentive program in mid 2017. Please click on the following link for a copy of the DOER presentation. solar-program-stakeholder-meeting-7-121516.